The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 26 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 94 141 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.34% 6.81% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.49% 7.23% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 77 122 109
Median salary £37,500 £39,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +15.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,050 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1255 1950 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.97% 94.16% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1537 1598
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 159 (68.24%) Windows
2 113 (48.50%) Linux
3 101 (43.35%) Windows Server
4 99 (42.49%) VMware
5 84 (36.05%) Active Directory
6 64 (27.47%) Microsoft
7 47 (20.17%) TCP/IP
7 47 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 47 (20.17%) Hyper-V
8 45 (19.31%) SQL
9 44 (18.88%) Unix
10 43 (18.45%) SAN
11 42 (18.03%) MS Exchange
11 42 (18.03%) Firewall
11 42 (18.03%) Data Protection
12 40 (17.17%) Cisco
13 35 (15.02%) Tomcat
14 34 (14.59%) Perl
15 33 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (13.73%) Windows 7
16 32 (13.73%) SQL Server
16 32 (13.73%) DNS
17 31 (13.30%) Red Hat
17 31 (13.30%) Oracle
18 30 (12.88%) NAS
19 28 (12.02%) Bash Shell
19 28 (12.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 28 (12.02%) WebSphere
19 28 (12.02%) NetApp
19 28 (12.02%) Cisco Certification

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 35 (15.02%) Tomcat
3 28 (12.02%) WebSphere
4 27 (11.59%) Apache
5 22 (9.44%) JBoss
6 17 (7.30%) WebLogic
7 15 (6.44%) IIS
8 11 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (3.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.72%) Skype for Business
13 3 (1.29%) Documentum
13 3 (1.29%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.86%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.01%) Office 365
3 11 (4.72%) SaaS
4 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (20.17%) TCP/IP
2 43 (18.45%) SAN
3 42 (18.03%) Firewall
4 32 (13.73%) DNS
5 30 (12.88%) NAS
6 27 (11.59%) VPN
7 24 (10.30%) HTTP
8 19 (8.15%) WAN
9 18 (7.73%) LAN
10 15 (6.44%) Internet
10 15 (6.44%) VLAN
11 12 (5.15%) LDAP
12 11 (4.72%) SSL
12 11 (4.72%) Wireless
13 10 (4.29%) Wireshark
14 8 (3.43%) FTP
15 7 (3.00%) BGP
15 7 (3.00%) DHCP
15 7 (3.00%) MPLS
15 7 (3.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.87%) MySQL
3 11 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.86%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.86%) DB2
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.43%) Eclipse
1 8 (3.43%) IntelliJ
1 8 (3.43%) Maven
1 8 (3.43%) NetBeans
2 2 (0.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 22 (9.44%) Finance
2 16 (6.87%) Italian Language
3 9 (3.86%) Spanish Language
4 8 (3.43%) French Language
5 6 (2.58%) German Language
6 4 (1.72%) Marketing
6 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.29%) Billing
8 2 (0.86%) Back Office
8 2 (0.86%) Law
8 2 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.43%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.30%) Web Services
2 16 (6.87%) LAMP
3 15 (6.44%) Middleware
4 10 (4.29%) XML
5 8 (3.43%) Java EE
5 8 (3.43%) Java SE
5 8 (3.43%) JMS
5 8 (3.43%) REST
5 8 (3.43%) SOAP
5 8 (3.43%) Spring
6 5 (2.15%) HTML
7 3 (1.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.29%) CSS
7 3 (1.29%) J2EE
7 3 (1.29%) jQuery
7 3 (1.29%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.43%) .NET
8 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.43%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.44%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.01%) Clustering
3 11 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.00%) PKI
6 6 (2.58%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.29%) Fintech
8 2 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.43%) Blog
9 1 (0.43%) iPhone
9 1 (0.43%) IVR
9 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 159 (68.24%) Windows
2 113 (48.50%) Linux
3 101 (43.35%) Windows Server
4 44 (18.88%) Unix
5 33 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (13.73%) Windows 7
7 28 (12.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (5.15%) Solaris
10 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.43%) CentOS
12 4 (1.72%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.86%) AIX
14 2 (0.86%) HPUX
14 2 (0.86%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.86%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.43%) IRIX
15 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.03%) Data Protection
2 27 (11.59%) ITIL
3 14 (6.01%) Service Delivery
4 13 (5.58%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (5.15%) Data Management
5 12 (5.15%) DevOps
5 12 (5.15%) Migration
5 12 (5.15%) Open Source
6 11 (4.72%) Change Management
6 11 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (4.29%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.86%) Network Architecture
8 9 (3.86%) Network Design
8 9 (3.86%) Network Management
8 9 (3.86%) Network Planning
8 9 (3.86%) Web Operations
9 8 (3.43%) Presales
9 8 (3.43%) SOA
10 7 (3.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.58%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.31%) SQL
2 34 (14.59%) Perl
3 28 (12.02%) Bash Shell
4 27 (11.59%) Java
5 22 (9.44%) Python
6 21 (9.01%) PowerShell
7 20 (8.58%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.86%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.43%) C
10 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.29%) C#
11 3 (1.29%) Tcl
12 2 (0.86%) C++
12 2 (0.86%) X++
13 1 (0.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (9.44%) CCNA
3 20 (8.58%) Degree
4 16 (6.87%) CCNP
5 14 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.72%) AWS Certification
7 10 (4.29%) CCIE
7 10 (4.29%) MCP
8 9 (3.86%) CCIP
8 9 (3.86%) CCSA
8 9 (3.86%) CCSP
9 8 (3.43%) MCSE
10 6 (2.58%) MCTS
10 6 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.72%) HND
11 4 (1.72%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.29%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.29%) HNC
13 2 (0.86%) CISSP
13 2 (0.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.30%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (36.05%) Active Directory
2 47 (20.17%) Hyper-V
2 47 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.86%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (3.00%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.29%) vSphere
7 2 (0.86%) Firmware
7 2 (0.86%) iptables
7 2 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.43%) Docker
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (9.01%) Puppet
2 15 (6.44%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.72%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.86%) OpenAM
6 6 (2.58%) SCCM
7 5 (2.15%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.29%) Perfmon
9 3 (1.29%) WSUS
10 2 (0.86%) Cisco CME
10 2 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.86%) Nessus
10 2 (0.86%) Nmap
11 1 (0.43%) Ansible
11 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.43%) Nagios
11 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 99 (42.49%) VMware
2 64 (27.47%) Microsoft
3 40 (17.17%) Cisco
4 31 (13.30%) Oracle
4 31 (13.30%) Red Hat
5 28 (12.02%) NetApp
6 20 (8.58%) CheckPoint
7 17 (7.30%) Citrix
7 17 (7.30%) HP
7 17 (7.30%) IBM
8 15 (6.44%) Veeam
9 13 (5.58%) EMC
10 12 (5.15%) Sun
10 12 (5.15%) TIBCO
11 11 (4.72%) CommVault
12 9 (3.86%) Veritas
13 8 (3.43%) arcserve
13 8 (3.43%) BEA
13 8 (3.43%) Juniper
14 5 (2.15%) F5
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